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Rollover Accident on I-74 Leaves One Dead, Injures Two [UPDATED]

Rollover Accident on I-74 Leaves One Dead, Injures Two [UPDATED]

Breaking News
THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN UPDATED Click here or scroll down to see the most recent update. Credit - Guil-Rand Fire Dept via Facebook ASHEBORO N.C. - Crews are working to clear the scene of a serious rollover accident on I-74 that is causing delays. This morning at around 10 a.m. emergency crews from Guil-Rand and Sophia Fire Departments along with Randolph County EMS responded to I-74 E near Cedar Square Rd for a report of a vehicle off the roadway. According to a post on Facebook by Guil-Rand Fire Department, crews arrived to find a rollover accident down an embankment involving three patients. "Crews worked swiftly together to extricate patients and transfer care over to EMS," said the department in the post. Photos from the scene indicate at least one person may have been a...
Teen Leads Police on Chase Through County, Arrested

Teen Leads Police on Chase Through County, Arrested

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - A call about a suspicious vehicle turned into a pursuit that ended with a teen in jail facing a list of felony charges. On May 5th, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office says they responded to the area of Allred St. and West Main St., Franklinville, for a report of a suspicious vehicle. The caller provided a description of the occupants of the vehicle who had pulled over and were walking in the area. When deputies arrived, they spotted a male subject standing on the passenger side of the vehicle. "When the deputy turned on the vehicle spotlights, the male ran around the vehicle, entered the driver’s seat and drove off. A traffic stop was initiated, but the driver refused to stop, and a vehicle pursuit ensued," said the Sheriff's Office in a press release. R...
Pedestrian Struck and Killed on I-73 Identified by SHP

Pedestrian Struck and Killed on I-73 Identified by SHP

News
ASHEBORO N.C. - A pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle and died on scene on I-73 last Friday has been identified by the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. At 9:36 p.m. on Friday, November 18 th , 2022, the State Highway Patrol responded to the report of a crash that occurred on I-73 southbound near Pineview Road in Randolph County. Nestor Aroldo Oliveros Ramos, 41, of Lexington, N.C., was traveling as a pedestrian west across I-73 when he was struck by an SUV traveling south. The driver was unable to avoid the pedestrian and Ramos died on scene. Investigators believe that Ramos was under the influence of alcohol when he was struck. Both southbound lanes of I-73 near Pineview Road were closed for nearly three (3) hours during the investigation. Troopers cleared the scene a...
Manhunt Underway After Vehicle Accident / Shooting on I-74 [UPDATED]

Manhunt Underway After Vehicle Accident / Shooting on I-74 [UPDATED]

Breaking News
RANDLEMAN NC (ACME NEWS) - One person was transported from the scene of a single vehicle accident with a gunshot wound on I-74 near Cedar Square Rd, and police are still in the area looking for two suspects that fled the scene. At this hour, deputies with the Randolph County Sheriffs officer are conducting an manhunt in the area of I-74, Cedar Square Rd, and Banner Whitehead Rd. No further information is available at this time but we will post updates as they become available. UPDATE (9/29/21 - 6PM) - This evening we are finally learning more about the accident and shooting that took place in I-74 near Cedar Square Rd back on July 31st, 2021. According to a press release by the Randolph County Sheriff's Office their deputies were responding to a single vehicle accident, ...
Fish Falls From Sky, Hits Truck Windshield In Randleman (Video)

Fish Falls From Sky, Hits Truck Windshield In Randleman (Video)

Local
Screenshot of video posted by Ward Transport on Twitter RANDLEMAN NC- Ward Transport, a trucking company with an office in Charlotte probably had a very strange conversation with their insurance company last week after a fish fell from the sky and smashed into the windshield of one of their trucks. On the afternoon of April 14th, Barry Poff, who has 34 years and more than 3 million miles under his belt had just finished a delivery in Randleman and was heading South on I-73/74 to his next delivery. As he crossed the Randleman Lake bridge a bird flew in front of the truck and dropped a rather large fish which smacked right into the truck's windshield. "I saw the bird carrying the fish and thought wow that's neat, and just then the fish hit the windshield. Said Poff. "It just happen...